A Fusion of Beauty, Energy and Talent

Giovanna De La Cruz: Sabado Gigante Actress

Published on LatinoLA: January 20, 2004

A Fusion of Beauty, Energy and Talent

Charming, physically stunning and profoundly spiritual, multitalented with great charisma, that?s Gio.

Gio was born and grew up in Havana, Cuba, where she developed her artistic attributes at an early age. The daughter of Cuban parents with European roots, which explains her blue eyes and blond hair, she is a complete fusion of beauty, energy and talent.

From an early childhood, she demonstrated an intense artistic abilities excelling as the director of her school's band. She continued enhancing her talents by taking voice lessons, classical ballet, contemporary dance, Cuban folk dancing, acting and modeling. Due to her artistic endowments she landed important roles with dance companies and participated in music videos, which allowed her to travel to Latin-American countries siding with international super stars.

After residing briefly in Peru and Spain, she arrived in Miami where she was quickly integrated into the world of the arts as the official image of Gems Television Network, "The Woman's Channel". She later landed a role on the Spanish soap opera ?Morelia? as ?Sandra?. Shortly after that, she was cast as one of the ?Sexy Girls? to sing the jingles and dance for the international television show ?Sabado Gigante?, televised on Univision to 60 million viewers worldwide.

Gio?s talent and charisma caught the attention of the producers and was offered the starring role of ?Isabelita" in the comedy ?La Familia Fernandez?. She portrayed this role for over four years, allowing her the opportunity to travel to countries like Venezuela, Costa Rica and Mexico where she participated in television programs of significant international acclaim as well as in theatrical stages.

Today, Gio is well on her way to a new facet in her career, that of an actress, singer, and songwriter. Most recently she has dedicated herself to recording her own musical compositions.

For Gio the arts enrich and enlighten the soul; she is well on her way towards personal and artistic triumph.

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